Joseph C. Jackson, 55, of Cheswold, died at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center northeast of Smyrna July 4.
The Department of Correction announced today that an inmate died July 4 at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center northeast of Smyrna.
Joseph C. Jackson, 55, of Cheswold, was pronounced dead at 3:44 a.m.
Foul play isn't suspected, according to the Department of Correction.
His family has been notified.
Jackson was serving a 14-year sentence for violation of probation. His original charges were trafficking cocaine of 50-100 grams and delivery of a narcotic schedule II controlled substance. He began his sentence Sept. 19,2007.
As part of standard procedure, Jackson’s body was taken to the State Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy.